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Dragonera Island-La Trapa


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea LC breeding 2008 210 breeding pairs C6
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus CR breeding 2007 450 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU breeding 2008 126 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC resident 2009 min 1 breeding pairs C6
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 2004 min 186 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Serral d'en Salat Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 105 protected area overlaps with site 162
Serra de Tramuntana Paraje Natural 63,084 protected area overlaps with site 0
Serra de Tramuntana Reserva Natural Especial 3,477 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sa Dragonera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,272 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sa Dragonera Parque Natural 1,688 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sa Dragonera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,272 protected area overlaps with site 740
La Trapa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 431 protected area overlaps with site 974
La Trapa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 431 protected area overlaps with site 0
Espacio marino del poniente de Mallorca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46,929 protected area overlaps with site 0
Es Rajolí Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 110 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dragonera Isle Nature Park 290 unknown 0
Dragonera Island Nature Park 300 protected area contained by site 290

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dragonera Island-La Trapa. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/dragonera-island-la-trapa-iba-spain on 06/12/2023.